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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:08 PM PDT

Judge Skeptical of Trump Effort to Keep Records From House

Judge Skeptical of Trump Effort to Keep Records From House

A federal judge suggested Tuesday he is skeptical of President Donald Trump's efforts to block Congress from obtaining some of his financial records. Judge Amit Mehta spent about an hour and a half holding a...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 09:54 AM PDT

Trump Officials Discussed Deporting Families, Sources Say

Trump Officials Discussed Deporting Families, Sources Say

Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 09:07 AM PDT

2020 Election: Who Are the Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates?

2020 Election: Who Are the Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates?

There are billionaires and a self-help guru, mayors and a former vice president, current and former governors and a bunch of senators — and the list of people running for president may still keep growing....

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:49 PM PDT

Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Announces 2020 Bid

Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Announces 2020 Bid

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's only statewide elected official to...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 03:11 AM PDT

Trump's Election Boosted Israeli Settlement Construction

Trump's Election Boosted Israeli Settlement Construction

Israel's government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press. Both supporters and...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 01:25 PM PDT

Stocks Rise as US Targets More Tariff Hikes on Chinese Goods

Stocks Rise as US Targets More Tariff Hikes on Chinese Goods

U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to "fight to the finish" in an escalating trade battle that is fueling fears about damage to global...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11:53 PM PDT

North Korea Demands Return of Cargo Ship Seized by US

North Korea Demands Return of Cargo Ship Seized by US

North Korea on Tuesday called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports a "robbery" and demanded that the vessel be returned immediately. The North's official Korean Central...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:35 PM PDT

It's Not Just China: Trump Trade War Rages on Several Fronts

It's Not Just China: Trump Trade War Rages on Several Fronts

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is not the only conflict with a major trading partner raging ahead of his reelection bid. Trump, who campaigned in 2016 on cracking down on what he calls unfair...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:12 PM PDT

Trump Targets Pell Grant Money for NASA's Budget Boost

Trump Targets Pell Grant Money for NASA's Budget Boost

The Trump administration is hoping to shift money for Pell Grants for college education to fund new spending, including a $1.6 billion bump for NASA. Under a budget amendment sent Monday evening to Congress,...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:20 PM PDT

AG Barr Opens 2nd Investigation of Russia Probe: Source

AG Barr Opens 2nd Investigation of Russia Probe: Source

Attorney General William Barr is stepping up the probe into the origins of the Russia investigation, naming a U.S. attorney to oversee the investigation and working with intelligence chiefs to see how surveilla...

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